London, South Kensington
14 May 2010
TWO PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS
LATE WESTERN/EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 10TH-5TH CENTURY BC
Comprising a pale greyish-green pendant carved on one side with a seated human figure shown in profile, and a pale greenish-yellow fragment carved with C-scrolls and a tiger's head; and seven small bronze fittings, Han Dynasty and later (206BC-220AD)
The jade, 2in. (5.5cm.) and 2in. (6cm.) long (9)
First jade carving: Possibly Frank Caro, New York, 1963.
Second jade carving: A.W. Bahr, Weybridge, 1963.
Arthur M. Sackler Collection.
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